The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Harrow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 3 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Games 20 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 22.47% 13.53% 11.70%
As % of the General category 37.04% 26.09% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 8
Average salary £40,000 £49,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% +15.29%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Games
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Harrow region.

General Category
Harrow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
54 69 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 60.67% 51.88% 34.04%
Number of salaries quoted 24 47 12
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £36,625 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £70,000 £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,875 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +3.23%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Harrow region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

Games
Salary Trend in Harrow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Harrow region.

Games Salary Trend in Harrow

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Harrow region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 18 (58.06%) Project Management
2 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (35.48%) Retail
4 9 (29.03%) Scrum
5 8 (25.81%) Validation
5 8 (25.81%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (25.81%) Service Delivery
5 8 (25.81%) Perl
5 8 (25.81%) MySQL
5 8 (25.81%) Windows
5 8 (25.81%) Linux
5 8 (25.81%) Tomcat
5 8 (25.81%) Python
5 8 (25.81%) RHCE
5 8 (25.81%) Load Balancing
5 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
5 8 (25.81%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (25.81%) Puppet
5 8 (25.81%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (25.81%) Cobbler
6 7 (22.58%) Veritas
6 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
6 7 (22.58%) Finance
6 7 (22.58%) Clustering
7 6 (19.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (19.35%) Xbox
8 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
8 5 (16.13%) Marketing
8 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
8 5 (16.13%) InDesign

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Harrow region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.81%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.68%) Umbraco
2 3 (9.68%) WordPress
2 3 (9.68%) Node.js
3 2 (6.45%) Confluence
4 1 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Photoshop
1 5 (16.13%) InDesign
2 3 (9.68%) Adobe Premiere
2 3 (9.68%) Adobe After Effects
2 3 (9.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (9.68%) Acrobat
3 2 (6.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (6.45%) MS Project
4 1 (3.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Unica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) MySQL
1 8 (25.81%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) JIRA
2 3 (9.68%) Subversion
2 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
2 3 (9.68%) Grunt
3 2 (6.45%) FitNesse
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) NeoLoad
General
1 11 (35.48%) Retail
2 7 (22.58%) Finance
3 6 (19.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (16.13%) Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Programme Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Front-End Web Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Android Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Designer
5 2 (6.45%) Graphic Designer
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Test Manager
6 1 (3.23%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (3.23%) Head of Business Intelligence
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) HTML
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
1 3 (9.68%) CSS
1 3 (9.68%) XML
1 3 (9.68%) XSLT
1 3 (9.68%) Ajax
1 3 (9.68%) JSON
1 3 (9.68%) jQuery
1 3 (9.68%) HTML5
1 3 (9.68%) CSS3
1 3 (9.68%) Backbone.js
1 3 (9.68%) Ember.js
1 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
1 3 (9.68%) Android SDK
2 2 (6.45%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Clustering
2 6 (19.35%) Xbox
3 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
4 3 (9.68%) User Experience
4 3 (9.68%) Algorithms
5 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (6.45%) Graphic Design
5 2 (6.45%) PMI
6 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Project Management
2 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) Scrum
4 8 (25.81%) Validation
4 8 (25.81%) Service Delivery
4 8 (25.81%) Load Balancing
4 8 (25.81%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (25.81%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
6 5 (16.13%) CRM
6 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
7 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.90%) Matrix Management
7 4 (12.90%) Financial Modelling
7 4 (12.90%) User Stories
8 3 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (9.68%) Android Development
8 3 (9.68%) Mobile Development
8 3 (9.68%) Software Delivery
8 3 (9.68%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Perl
1 8 (25.81%) Python
1 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
2 3 (9.68%) C#
2 3 (9.68%) Java
2 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) RHCE
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) APMP
3 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (6.45%) IIBA
3 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Puppet
1 8 (25.81%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Veritas
2 5 (16.13%) Adobe
3 3 (9.68%) Google
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) Siebel
5 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.23%) Alterian
Harrow, Middlesex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago